Resources

September 9, 2021

Quality health care for Louisiana kids

Medicaid and the Louisiana Child Health Insurance Program (LaCHIP) are the most common source of health coverage for low-income women and children in Louisiana – providing vital health care coverage to nearly a million children and mothers.4 This number has only grown amid the economic hardship of the Covid-19 pandemic. … Read more...

June 28, 2021

2021 Louisiana legislative session: A return to (somewhat) normal

Federal pandemic relief dollars lessened the pressure on the state budget and allowed the Legislature to make important new investments in education, including a much-needed boost to the Go Grants program that will make college more affordable for low-income students and the creation of the M.J.… Read more...

May 24, 2021

Parish Fact Sheets

To promote a better understanding of safety-net policies, and its impact on families across the state, the Louisiana Budget Project has developed new fact sheets with detailed data for every parish.  The fact sheets include information about income, education levels and racial breakdown of each district, and the use of various federal and state programs such as TOPS, GO Grants and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.… Read more...

May 20, 2021

VIDEO: Imagine all the good the Earned Income Tax Credit can do in your community

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